1823 Senior Administrative Analyst
Senior Budget Analyst
|Department||Homelessness and Supportive Housing Services|
|Date Opened||9/26/2018 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||10/9/2018 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$45.34 - $55.10/hour; $7,859.00 - $9,551.00/month; $94,302.00 - $114,608.00/year|
|Job Type||Temporary Exempt|
THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. MINORITIES, WOMEN AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
1823 Senior Administrative Analyst
Senior Budget Analyst
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Temporary Exempt, full-time position not to exceed six (6) months or 1,040 hours in a fiscal year. This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process, is considered "at will" and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.
Who We Are
Through the provision of coordinated, compassionate, and high‐quality services, the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH) strives to make homelessness in San Francisco rare, brief, and one time. The Department provides assistance and support to homeless and at‐risk youth, adults and families to prevent imminent episodes of homelessness and end homelessness for people in San Francisco. Services include outreach, homelessness prevention, emergency shelter, drop‐in centers, transitional housing, supportive housing, short‐term rental subsidies, and support services to help people exit homelessness. For more information about the department, please visit our website: http://dhsh.sfgov.org/
What We Do
San Francisco is a pioneer in homeless services and a leader in providing supportive housing as a permanent exit from homelessness. The Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing seeks to be a national leader in the movement to end homelessness by developing a coordinated, client-focused system of services, piloting innovative models, and implementing proven solutions with measurable results. Major programs include: street outreach and service connection through the Homeless Outreach Team; 1,500-bed shelter system for adults and families including shelters for members of the LGBT community and survivors of domestic violence; Navigation Centers that provide temporary shelter to chronically homeless individuals using a low-threshold entry model; rapid rehousing rental subsidies for families, adults, seniors and transitional aged youth; the Homeward Bound program which has helped 10,000 individuals return to stable housing in their city of origin; and robust supportive housing programs of nearly 7,400 units which provide permanent housing and services to formerly homeless individuals and families.
What You’ll Be Doing
The 1823 Senior Budget Analyst reports directly to the HSH Budget and Finance Manager, and is the sole budget analyst for the department. Under the general direction of the Budget and Finance Manager, the Senior Budget Analyst plans, organizes, leads, and conducts complex, sensitive, and detailed analytical work primarily in the area of budget, but also in the areas of fiscal, economic, legislative, contract, and administrative policy. This position will also provide analytical support to operations team and programs division, and is expected to exercise excellent independent judgment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Prepares program budgets for the City’s annual budget process.
- Researches, analyzes and makes policy recommendations pertaining to the department’s financial forecast and budget; may direct complex financial or operational activities; responds to informational requests, including those of a highly sensitive nature, and may represent the department to the Mayor's Office, Board of Supervisors, Controller's Office, other City officials, outside agencies and the public.
- Coordinates, develops, and monitors departmental budget items of moderate complexity and assists in the development and management of departmental budget items of greater complexity; negotiates budget proposals within the department and with the Mayor's Office, Board of Supervisors and other agencies; assists management in the budget development process, monitoring of the budget, budget reporting, and interpretation of budget-related documents.
- Plans and performs economic and/or financial analyses including forecasting, revenue and/or expense projections, analysis of capital requirements, evaluation of funding alternatives, rate analysis, modeling and cost/benefit analysis; assesses the quality of existing forecasting models and develops recommendations to simplify the approaches used and/or improve accuracy; prepares reports with financial/policy recommendations and appropriate supporting documentation.
- Collaborates with other City departments and community providers on budget and fiscal policy affecting homeless services; coordinates activities relating to the application for and management of grants, revenues, and subventions from private, State, and Federal sources.
- Analyzes existing and proposed administrative policies and procedures as well as organizational problems as they pertain to the department’s financial forecast and budget development; conducts difficult and detailed studies; identifies administrative problems, determines methods of analysis and identifies trends; prepares and presents reports with recommendations; and may develop and implement new systems, procedures, and documentation protocols.
- Directs and performs difficult complex and/or sensitive projects for executive management on issues concerning HSH budget, finance, and legislative policy and operational issues; preparing revenue and expense analyses to determine the fiscal impact of various program initiatives the State, Federal, and Municipal mandates.
- Communicates quantitative budget information to internal and external audiences through concise written documents as well as presentation materials including the use of data visualization tools.
- Monitors and analyzes program spending, and develops information to be used to support managers and staff in efficiently and responsibly administering programs. Participates in regular reviews of the department’s contracts with the contracts team and program staff to sharpen HSH’s outcome measures, align them with program goals, and hold providers to the highest level of accountability.
- Performing related duties as required.
These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.
1. Possession of a graduate degree (Master's degree or higher) from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of full-time equivalent experience performing professional level analytical work as described in Note A: OR
2. Possession of a graduate degree (Master's degree or higher) from an accredited college or university with major college coursework as described in Note B and two (2) years full-time equivalent experience performing professional level analytical work as described in Note A; OR
3. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and four (4) years full-time equivalent experience performing professional level analytical work as described in Note A; OR
4. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with major college coursework as described in Note B and three (3) years full-time equivalent performing professional level analytical work as described in Note A
SUBSTITUTION: Applicants may substitute up to 2 years of the required education with additional qualifying experience in budget analysis, financial analysis and reporting, legislative/policy analysis, or contract/grant administration. One year (2000 hours) of additional qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/45 quarter units.
Notes on Qualifying Experience and Education:
A. Qualifying professional-level analytical experience must be in one or more of the following functional areas: complex budget analysis, development and administration; complex financial/fiscal analysis and reporting; development of complex contracting systems and administration of competitive bid processes and complex contractual agreements; development and evaluation of complex management/administrative policy; complex grant administration and monitoring; complex program evaluation and planning; complex legislative analysis; complex economic analysis; or other functional areas related to the duties of positions in Class 1823, where the primary focus of the job is complex professional-level analysis for evaluation, recommendation, development and implementation of major programs and functions of department/organization. Analytical experience equivalent to the duties of Class 1822 is considered qualifying.
B. Coursework applicable to a baccalaureate or higher degree in specialized subject matter areas such as public or business administration, management, business law, contract law, public policy, urban studies, economics, statistical analysis, finance, accounting or other fields of study closely related to the essential functions of positions in Class 1823.
- One year of verifiable experience performing complex budget analysis in a public agency.
- Familiarity with Community Based Organizations and/or resources.
- Demonstrable skills with statistical software such as Business Objects, Stata, Access, and GIS.
- Ability to visualize data and communicate quantitative information clearly for internal and external stakeholders, including the general public.
- Knowledge of homeless services program policies and operations.
- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
- Experience working with a large diverse workforce of people with different culture, backgrounds, and opinions.
- Experience with City Financial Systems such as F$P and BPMS.
How To Apply
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.
§ Select the desired job announcement
§ Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
§ Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
§ Follow instructions on the screen
Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.
Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu).
Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.
All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact Human Resources Analyst, Max Ezekiel, by telephone at (415) 355-5217, or by email at max.ezekiel @sfgov.org.
Resumes may be attached to the application; however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application.
Make sure your application and any attachments to the application submitted at the time of filing are complete and accurate and include details on all experience, education, training and other information that qualifies you for this recruitment. Failure to submit a complete and accurate application at the time of filing may result in your ineligibility for this recruitment. Only the most qualified applicants will continue on in the selection process.
Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience and education. Additional mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine candidate’s qualifications. Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited to continue in the selection process. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement in the process.
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience, at any point in the application, examination or departmental selection processes. Verification of work experience typically must be on the employer’s letterhead, and must include the applicant’s name, job title, description of job duties, dates of service, and signature of the employer. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456.
Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification from this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.
As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:
- Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
- Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.
Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.
If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
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Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: 090200
All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.